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                              FOR MEN
after dramatic weight loss

Completing the picture                  Congratulations, you’ve
done the difficult work and lost significant weight either due
to bariatric surgery, diet and exercise or a combination of
both. Your dramatic weight loss has not only improved
your health, but also your overall appearance. You
look good and you feel good. No doubt your self-
esteem is soaring.

As a result of your weight loss, you have a new
problem — excess, sagging skin. Over the
years, your skin stretched to accommodate
your size, but now that you’ve lost weight your
skin has lost its elasticity and ability to shrink.
Excess skin is an unfortunate by-product of
extreme weight loss, but the good news is body con-
touring surgery can improve the way you look. Body
contouring surgery removes excess fat and sagging skin
to give the body a more natural, toned appearance.

If you are on the journey to a “new you” through weight loss,
the team of professionals at the Cosmetic Surgery Center can
help you find your way. Take the first step and schedule a
complimentary appointment with our deserve it.
                                                                                                                                 PLANNING YOUR SURGERY

                                                                                                                                 Men and women who do not have                      the surgeons at the Cosmetic Surgery               While body contouring surgery is not as difficult
                                                                                                                                 underlying medical conditions and                  Center of Maryland will meet with                  as what you may have endured during the
                                      CONTOURING                                                                                 who are committed to leading a
                                                                                                                                 healthy lifestyle through proper nutri-
                                                                                                                                                                                    you to discuss your goals and to
                                                                                                                                                                                    outline a plan. Often, our patients
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       weight loss process, it is important to note that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       certain procedures are complex. With the
                                                                FOR MEN                                                          tion and fitness are ideal candidates              stage their body contouring surgeries              expertise of our surgeons, anesthesiologists

              after dramatic weight loss
                                                                                                                                 for body contouring surgery. At some               addressing one or two problem                      and staff, you can take comfort knowing that
                                                                                                                                 point after your weight has stabilized,            spots at a time.                                   patient safety, comfort and positive results are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       at the forefront of every procedure.

             The board certified surgeons at the Cosmetic Surgery Center                                                          FA C E
             of Maryland are on the leading edge of body contouring                                                                 The effect of significant weight loss is most noticeable on the face in
             surgery. While each patient is different, in terms of his or                                                           a patient’s sagging neck and jowls, and sunken cheeks. A facelift                                  WHERE WILL THE SURGERY
                                                                                                                                    is an effective way to tighten the loose skin, particularly in the neck                            TAKE PLACE?
             her problem spots, surgery is most often performed on the
                                                                                                                                    area. A fat transfer using fat collected in liposuction and injecting it
             following areas: Face, Upper Arms, Chest, Abdomen,                                                                     into the cheeks can add tissue volume. Often, patients have both                                   The Cosmetic Surgery Center’s onsite
             Lower Back and Buttocks, Thighs                                                                                        procedures, which result in a younger, firmer appearance.                                          surgical facility, the Bellona Surgery Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       offers patients state-of-the art amenities of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       hospital, in the comfort and convenience of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       our offices. Many procedures take place at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       our accredited ambulatory surgery center.
                                                       UPPER ARMS                                                                                  GYNECOMASTIA CORRECTION                                                             However, for more complex operations,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       involving an overnight stay, patients will be
       The upper arm from the axilla to the elbow is particularly vulnerable                                                                         Gynecomastia is characterized by excess breast tissue and/or
       to sagging skin after weight loss. Arm lift surgery (brachioplasty)                                                                                                                                                             referred to one of our partner hospitals.
                                                                                                                                                     saggy skin. Shame, humiliation and insecurity are some of the
       reshapes the under portion of the upper arm. This surgery is often                                                                            emotions experienced by boys or men with enlarged breasts.
       performed with underarm surgery (axilloplasty) to remove the                                                                                  Liposuction is an excellent means of correcting gynecomastia.
       excess skin and fatty tissue that may hang in a fold from the axilla                                                                          However sometimes in severe cases, surgery is performed to
       down the side of the chest. The result of upper arm surgery is a                                                                              remove excess skin.                                                               WILL MY INSURANCE COVER
       more toned and proportionate appearance.                                                                                                                                                                                        BODY CONTOURING SURGERY?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Body contouring surgery for the most part is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cosmetic and therefore considered elective.
                                     ABDOMEN, LOWER                                                                                                                                                                                    At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland,
                                   BACK AND BUTTOCKS                                                                                                                                                                                   we understand the impact that body con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       touring surgery can have on your future. You
The most comprehensive body lift surgery is the belt lipectomy or                                                                                       The upper thigh is another problem spot for sag-                               have come so far in creating the new you,
body lift (circumferential torsoplasty). Addressing the mid-section,                                                                                    ging skin after weight loss. To improve the contours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and we want to help. Our financing depart-
surgeons elevate and tighten deep tissue and remove the excess                                                                                          of this area, surgeons may perform a thigh lift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ment, Cosmetic Surgery Now, is designed to
skin and fat around the torso resulting in a re-shaping of the                                                                                          (thighplasty) on the area above the knee to the
abdomen, hips, back, buttocks and outer thighs. Not everyone will                                                                                       groin. If excess fat is a problem in this area, liposuc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       help you obtain the financing you need, for
require a full circumferential torsoplasty and may be a candidate for                                                                                   tion can be performed prior to the thigh lift surgery.                         the procedures you want.
a less extensive standard or extended abdominoplasty.

 ARE YOU A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR BODY CONTOURING SURGERY?                                                                          WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER SURGERY?
  Patient health and safety are at the forefront of every procedure performed by the                                            Your recovery and care following body contouring surgery                           progresses smoothly. Additionally, we understand that proper
  doctors and staff at the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland. Check the list below                                            depends primarily on the procedures performed. However, you                        nutrition and exercise are a concern and will work with your
  to see if you are ready for the final step on your weight loss journey.                                                       can expect that you will be limited in your physical activity as                   physician to insure that your needs in this area are met.
                                                                                                                                your body recovers.
                                      – You are a healthy adult whose weight has stabilized.                                                                                                                       Finally, because the nature of body contouring surgery often
                                      – You are a non-smoker.                                                                   At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland we provide unpar-                       results in long incisions, it is important to note there will be some
                                      – You have no underlying medical conditions that could impair healing.                    alleled follow-up services. Our surgeons and staff will carefully                  scaring. However, you can take comfort in knowing that the
                                      – You have a realistic understanding of what body contouring can and cannot do for you.   monitor your post-operative care, and provide you with treat-                      doctors at the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland pride
                                      – You are committed to leading a healthy life-style.                                      ments and guidelines specific to your needs. We will review with                   themselves on their artistry and do what ever is possible to
                                                                                                                                you restrictions, medications and care to insure your recovery                     make them as inconspicuous as possible.
                                                                  our Doctors
                                                                  Focused on excellence, our board-certified surgeons are experienced
                                                                  in today’s most sophisticated cosmetic enhancement procedures.
                                                                  From breast augmentation to body sculpting to facial refinement, their
                                                                  specialties are diverse and their reputations are renowned. With cre-
                                                                  dentials from such esteemed institutions as Stanford University
                                                                  Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and Johns Hopkins Medical
                                                                  Institution, our top-tier surgeons create unrivaled results.

                                                                  Our highly regarded surgeons are board certified, and serve as active
                                                                  members of professional organizations related to their specific areas
                                                                  of expertise. In addition to performing sophisticated cosmetic proce-
                                                                  dures with extraordinary results, our surgeons get to know each and
                                                                  every patient – a fundamental element of the Cosmetic Surgery
                                                                  Center of Maryland’s philosophy towards patient care.

At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland, you
can take comfort we will use our skills, talents and
technological capabilities to help you reach your goals.

our Facility
      At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland patient care and comfort is
      at the forefront of everything we do. From our relaxing waiting area to our
      soothing suite of offices, patients immediately feel at ease.

      For your privacy, convenience and comfort, the Cosmetic Surgery Center
      of Maryland has an onsite surgical facility, the Bellona Surgery Center.
      Because safety is our first concern, our facility meets the most stringent
      requirements. We are certified by Medicare and, since 2005 have been
      licensed by the state of Maryland as an ASC. Every surgical procedure is
      performed with board certified anesthesiologists and registered nurses.

      The Bellona Surgery Center is one of the few outpatient surgical facilities to
      earn accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health
      Care (AAAHC). This high-level accreditation is proof of our commitment to
      the highest quality patient care, and signifies that we have met the rigorous
      standards of a nationally recognized third party.

         8322 Bellona Avenue, Suite 300 Towson, MD 21204

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